Let the eggs roll! It’s almost time to celebrate spring with an “egg-cellent” adventure on the south lawn of the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site during the 2nd Annual Presidential Egg Roll. Dress the kids and grandkids in their Easter best and enjoy vintage fun with spirited egg rolling, stories, crafts and a continental breakfast. (Plus, they’ll get to make their own keepsake wooden Easter egg!) And, what egg roll would be complete without a visit with the Easter bunny?
Registration is now open! Here are the full details:
WHEN: Saturday, March 19 | 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. | Rain or shine
WHERE: Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site, South Lawn (with some activities inside as well)
1230 N. Delaware St., downtown Indianapolis
TICKETS: $14.95 Member Adults / $12.95 Member Child
$17.95 Non-Member Adult / $15.95 Non-Member Child
REGISTER: Online at www.PresidentBenjaminHarrison.org or by phone at 317-631-1888. Registration deadline is Thursday, March 17, 2016.
FUN FACT: President Benjamin Harrison added music to the Easter Egg Roll event in 1889, 11 years after it became a White House tradition.
ABOUT THE BENJAMIN HARRISON PRESIDENTIAL SITE:
The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site celebrates the remarkable legacy of America’s Hoosier President. The museum is a national historic landmark situated within easy walking distance of downtown Indianapolis and the bustling 16th Street corridor. The 1875 Italianate mansion is exquisitely restored, and has an exceptional collection of more than 10,000 artifacts. Daily tours of the property include a 75 minute guided tour through the Harrison house and private quarters. Highlights include an awe-inspiring collection of Gilded Age finery, paintings, furniture and personal presidential gifts and mementos. The privately operated, non-profit organization receives no direct tax support and is dedicated to sharing the life stories, arts and culture of an American President to increase public participation in the American system of self-government.
Find out more at www.PresidentBenjaminHarrison.org.